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Many Worlds are Born Today

My best ideas come to me while cooking. Quite interestingly, considering the unstable weather in classrooms that result from brainstorms and other phenomena, I do not doubt that universes can be born at school. For the last two weeks, the … Continue reading

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Savor reflection and let it flavor your new experiences

When discussing projects and how we must never underestimate the efforts we make while completing them, I always remember what my biology teacher told me in Middle School: a boat builder does not make a boat solely to drag it … Continue reading

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Engagement, they wrote

One of the most rewarding experiences for a teacher is to witness how students take responsibilities for answering the questions that emerge in class and then redefine the course of the inquiry that was originally planned. When this happens in … Continue reading

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ATL as the GPS of understandings

Culminating projects are a big deal, and since big deals are meant to be treasured and remembered, this year we want our PYP students to have even greater reasons to be proud of their achievements. In this particular occasion we … Continue reading

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To MUN or not to MUN?

It’s the beginning of a new semester and as students ponder what creative activity they should join, because of its popularity, the question ‘why should I join MUN?’ emerges again. While it is necessary to point out that choosing to … Continue reading

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Transformation Witness

Reflection must be teacher-student driven, with eyes fixed on the future. I firmly believe that effective teaching inspires real learning, and a stimulating and meaningful teaching-learning environments/processes must equally yield effective reflection. Likewise, I am convinced that reflection is not … Continue reading

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Rome was not built in a day

Rome was not built in one day and neither were/are meaningful projects whose impact transcends the idea of ‘an assignment’. I am a firm believer in the idea of doing things with a purpose, because they will be referred to … Continue reading

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